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zero drinks...?

#2
Dont know about other zero drinks, just don't do what I did...I thought it would be smart to have a gin and slimline tonic when in ketosis... it made my hands shake, my head go light and I felt really really woozy and light headed - that was on day 4 and before I started I used to have a G & T and at least half a bottle of wine a day!!!

Oh well.....we all learn from our mistakes!:cool:
 
#3
hehe oh dear...il try and avoid that then!!
have you been on the diet for a while or are you a new starter with me too?
x
 
#4
No, I started last Monday, I think that was why I was soooo easily tempted.

Great diet thou - had a sneaky peek at the scales this morning and I have lost 6lbs (yay!)

How long have you been on?
 
#5
i started on wednesday after my last supper on tuesday lol
snap... i just had to get on the scales this morning, i have lost 6.5lb so far.... couldnt belive it!
how you finding not eating? i keep getting really tempted to eat, not coz im hungry, just coz its easy to!
how u finding it?
 
#6
I am finding the not eating thing really easy, although some habits are hard, like I went to the gym this morning for the first time in a year, and usually I would eat a banana in the car going home - so I just drank another (groan) bottle of water instead... with me the hard thing is not drinking alcohol, esp as my job involves loads of socialising - but I am giving everyone "boozy" nights IOUs for when I finish!

What is really helping is the girl and guy I share an office with are really supportive, so they are not eating at their desks etc...and I am not cooking at home so that is helping.

How 'bout you - any tactics you wanna share ;)
 
#7
not really.... just drinking as much water as poss.... ive found the more i drink the easier it comes off....i think lol. are you fully in ketosis then? i think i am, im not hungry etc and i have bad breath - my bf is really grateful hehe! all my family are having a take away 2nite which isnt going to help a great deal, but ill stick to my soup!!
went out lastnite, got a few funny looks from people as they saw me with water in my hand, but think itll b worth it in the long run!
how much have u got to lose?
 
#8
You can have some Coke Zero as there is no citric acid, so you should be fine. Other diet drinks tend to contain citric acid, and even a tiny amount could knock you out of ketosis. We're all different though, I found I could also drink Sprite Zero too!
 
#9
thanks for that
i bought a bottle of fanta an sprite zero today but then just realised when i got home that i might not be able to have them because of the citric acid....
might give it a go, the sprite anyway, and see how that goes

sam:confused:
 
#11
Yeah, I am in ketosis - I have those stick things to test your levels - I find that handy because you know you need to drink more if it is too dark.

The breath is horrible thou - mine is refusing to kiss me unless I clean my teeth each time!!!!

I am hiding in my office each day at dinner time - luckily it is only about 10 mins from the house and cos I am self employed I dont mind being here!

I want to loose 70lbs and get back to a size 8 (I am only 5ft 2) being a 14/16 doesnt suit me!!!

What about you?
 

SoonToBeGorgeous

Loving the Cambridge Diet
#12
Coke Zero
Tesco Diet Coke
M & S Diet Coke
Diet Dr Pepper
Perfectly Clear Strawberry & Kiwi
Perfectly Clear Red Apple
Morrison's Blackberry & Blueberry Water

are all citric acid free!

You are allowed 660mls per day or 2 x cans of coke zero etc


 
#13
boots also have a good range of water drinks, still and aprkiling which dont incluse citric acid like

still strawberry and kiwi,
sparkiling apple and rasberry and
a mango one which i cant remember fully


what i am not sure on though is; as it is water can we have a much as we like? im not clear on that. i know coke etc has limits but what about the flavoured water?
 
#14
hi lozzer
i couldnt tell you... i only started on wed so i have no idea on most things unfortunately.... im guessing it would be the same amount as coke - 660ml?
 

SoonToBeGorgeous

Loving the Cambridge Diet
#19
does that apply to flavoured water and sparkling aswell? sorry if im being dens

and also a few people are saying they are having gt's what does that mean?
The 660mls limit applies to the zero-calorie waters/coke zero etc.

The sparkling water is just water so that is as much as you like.

The CD water flavourings are 1 tspn max per day - supposed to be in 1L of water but I put 1 tspn in a 2L bottle as I find it too strong.



 


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